Name Ushahidi - Crowd-Sourced Data Management
Source Ushahidi
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Description A data management system that rapidly collects data from the crowd and visualizes what happened, when and where.
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Lead Institution Ushahidi
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Type Platform
Potential for reuse High
Part of the innovation having potential to be reused The platform for crowd-sourced information
Open source Yes
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Maintenance Requirements
Plug & Play Partly
Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics No
Status Implemented
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Target Groups
Other Government Agencies
Civil Society Organizations
Private Sector
Statistical Institute
Sectors where the innovation can be applied
  • Agriculture & Rural Development
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  • Education
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  • Environment
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  • Gender
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  • Health
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  • Infrastructure
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  • Poverty
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  • Private Sector
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  • Public Sector
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  • Science & Technology
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  • Social Development
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  • Social Protection & Labour
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  • Urban Development
  • Areas of technological innovation
  • Technical Infrastructure
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  • Visual Analytics
  • Areas of management practice innovations
    Use of Alternative Data Sources
    Data Management
    Areas of institutional process innovations
    Digital Activism
    Non-Official Statistics
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    Internal Comment
    Good practices displayed
    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2016-11-02
    Status Published
    Develop capability improvements